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Hotel Badala

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Enjoyed my stay at the Badala thoroughly. My room was spacious and cool, but the staff had forgot to remove some items belonging to the previous guest. The restaurant, on the Niger river, is very good - and the Badala breakfast is excellent! Staff could be nicer, though, and unfortunately no food can be ordered to the pool area so...

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Bamako, Mali
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I've spent four months at the Badala over the course of two visits.The hotel's location is on the Niger River is quite special, although that is completed by the charming ambience of the entire establishment. Rooms are spacious and tastefully decorated with Malian crafts with a full complement of air conditioning, ceiling fans and mosquito-netting (although I never required the...

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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice place to stay in Bamako, the staff is very friendly and mindful of your comfort, though the service is a bit slow at times, rooms are real clean and nice,view is stunning, and food fantastic a great place to stay for a short or a long duration, real good value for the money though alcohol is a bit...

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Bamako, Mali
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The restaurant is one of my favorites from the view of the River Niger. The rooms are nice. They have a pool. Security has improved. The neighborhood is on the south side of town, across the river. It is near the restaurants Bla Bla, Sleeping Camel, and Amadine's. Wifi is ok and covers the restaurant. Their brunch is good. There...

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Badala a nice hotel adjacent to the south bank of Niger. WiFi is OK and the hotel restaurant serves really good, but quite expensive, food. The rooms are nice and clean and equipped with code + key safetyboxes. Some of the staff speaks English.

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Reviewed 30 July 2016

You enter through fairly well secured entrance. I you happen to be one of those people that will afford a smile to the people that will protect you then you will have a very friendly welcome. Staff is very attentive and friendly. There's a warm and familiar atmosphere. Food is very good, not to pricey. Rooms are clean, tidy and...

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Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 26 May 2016

I will admit, I haven't been to Mali before. So, whereas, I have traveled around Western Africa, I don't have anything to compare this hotel to in country. However, I would love to stay here again. The room wasn't anything fancy, but that is typical in Western Africa. I did think it was spacious. The restaurant was good. However, it...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Badala is one of the go to places for good food in Bamako. Perfectly located by the river, the hotel is hi in demand. Staff is very welcomming and professional. There is a good reason why expats usually fill up the restaurant.

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Kitchener, Canada
Reviewed 3 March 2016

This is a very nice little hotel with rooms in places you would not expect rooms to be! The staff are very friendly and able to help with your needs. Most are bilingual, which really helps if you do not speak French. There is a pool, but I never saw it used. The restaurant is good, but many mosquitoes by...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I have been a regular customer of this hotel for more than 2 years now and during the last two months I have been dining there about 2 to 3 times per week (all times of the day). Inconsistent is the word that would best describe how I feel in general about the service and quality. Some days you have...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service

Additional Information about Hotel Badala

Address: Le Pied dans l'Eau. Quartier Somono | Badalabougou-est, Bamako, Mali
Region: Mali > Bamako
Number of rooms: 32
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Bamako
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“I stayed in the front part of the hotel. The mango tree had 20 bird nests. I didn't mind as I enjoyed waking up to the sounds of birds.”
Colleengrant76, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the river, provided at extra tariff.”
Retired_Stockevik, 26 Jan 2015 | Read review
“No elevator so choose based on your fitness level!”
wodaabe, 24 Nov 2011 | Read review
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